Saturday, June 30, 2018

June Horowitz passes away at 104

June Horowitz, who was the first female president of the International Brotherhood of Magicians and who met Houdini as a child, has passed away at age 104. June was the last person that I'm aware of to have a living memory of Houdini. Below is a photo of June taken last year when she visited the American Museum of Magic in Marshall, Michigan.


You can read more about June's amazing life in magic at Genii Online.

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3 comments:

  1. Wow! 104! I remember her being on the cover of The Linking Ring and thinking how cool it was that the IBM president was a woman. All the best to her family.

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  2. The last known person to have known HH...that is profound. Not the best way to have known Harry. We need a time machine.

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    1. Well, the last person that I'm aware of, but one hopes there still may be some others. I think we have about 10 more years before it becomes an impossibility.

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